BATON ROUGE, Louisiana — A defunct Donaldsonville in-home care company and its mother and daughter former owners are under indictment in an alleged six-year scheme to defraud Louisiana's Medicaid program.
The indictment says they billing for services not performed and paying patients who signed off on inflated employee time sheets.
Majestic Home Care Services LLC and Martha M. and Latesha A. Taylor face a host of felony charges, including racketeering, money laundering, theft by fraud, criminal conspiracy, fraudulent remuneration and filing and maintaining false public records.
The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1PrFiQW) an East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury returned the 14-count indictment Thursday.
The indictment does not specify the amount of the alleged fraud involved in the case but does say Majestic billed the state's Medicaid program for more than $5 million during its years in operation.
Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com